Job Description

X2 Outstanding opportunities have arisen for a Machine Shop Engineer with Milling experience. 

Are you a Machine Shop Engineer holding Milling experience and seeking a new opportunity as well as looking to join a Busy & Friendly Manufacturing organisation. If so we have X2 fantastic opportunities to join a leading organisation based in the Manchester locations. 

This role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

Benefits on offer to the CNC Miller

  • £31,000 
  • Great Pension 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health care 
  • Company Bonus 
  • Working Double Days Role / Morning & Afternoons 

Ideally the CNC Miller will have the following: 

  • Previous experience within a Similar role 
  • Experience with 4&5 AXIS Vertical Milling Machines  
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Run Milling Machine after setting and ensuring that quality is maintained throughout the entire production run. 
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques 
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines 
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines 
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994




Shift: Days only

Location: Stockport 

Salary & Benefits:

  • £25,000 - £28,000 DOE 
  • 33 Days Holiday
  • Pension
  • Onsite Parking 

This position is commutable from the following Area’s: Hyde / Ashton-Under-Lyne / Manchester / Altrincham / Stretford 

Are you a Gear Cutter with Grinder Abilities?, Are you seeking a new opportunity within a Busy & Friendly environment?, If so this might just be the role for you. We have a opportunity for a Gear Cutter & Grinder to join a leading Manufacturing organisation based in the North West. 

Ideally the Gear Cutter & Grinder will hold the following experience: 

  • Previous experience using Gear Cutting / Grinding and Various other Machinery 
  • Able to read machining instructions and routings to determine machine settings and fixtures and hobs & other tools. 
  • Experience with Shaping and Hobbing machines 
  • Experience with Manual gear cutting machines 
  • Mount and secure gear blanks on mandrels or fixtures 
  • Operate and make adjustments on gear hobber and shaper cutters. 
  • Make both Hob and Cutter changes on standard operations 
  • Must be a great communicator 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ideally we are looking for a Time served Gear Cutter 
  • Hold proven experience within a Gear Cutter & Grinder role

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994


Are you a Process Engineer looking for your next challenge?  Would you like to be part of a busy, fast paced manufacturing organisation, who are super busy, who would embrace your ambition and experience?

No 2 days are ever the same here!  This is a very friendly, dynamic facility, and as their Process Engineer, you will be tasked with ensuring process capability and process improvement to existing and new programs.


  • £38,000 - £45,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, very friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact


  • Ensure process capability and provide support and process improvement to existing and new programs
  • Own and evaluate processes
  • Track project timing and escalate delays
  • Confirm feasibility and costs for engineering changes
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Evaluate layout proposals
  • Identify obsolescence
  • Carry out / support trials on site
  • Ensure processes are correct
  • Raise internal deviations
  • Support new product introductions


  • Ideally Degree educated, however equivalent experience is readily considered
  • You will have experience gained form within a manufacturing environment
  • Equipment specification and process optimisation knowledge
  • Assembly, vacuum / thermo forming, general industrial machinery / tooling, setting experience and FMEA
  • Microsoft office
  • A friendly disposition

This is a fast -paced manufacturing environment and would suit an energetic, dynamic individual

The role is commutable from Walsall, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, Barton Under Needwood, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent and Measham

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994


Due to continued growth, this long-standing business is looking to recruit an experienced SHEQ Manager, on a part-time basis, covering two local sites.

Reporting to the senior management team, they can offer a varied and structured career for the right candidate.

24 hours per week will be required, they can offer flexibility on days worked.

Salary: £38,000 - £40,000, dependant on experience (pro-rata)

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Lichfield, Cannock, Tamworth

SHEQ Manager Candidate Requirements

  • Experience working within Quality, Environmental and H&S Management systems
  • Completing internal and external audits
  • Implementation of documentation and procedures
  • Experience managing ISO standards
  • The SHEQ Manager will have experience of delivering health & safety training
  • NEBOSH Health & Safety

SHEQ Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented/followed
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports suggesting improvements
  • Periodically monitor and update the company training matrix and organise training as required
  • Support the investigation of accidents and near misses and produce relevant statistics
  • Keep up to date all company ISO annual accreditations
  • Periodically review risk assessments for work activities and ensure these conform to the relevant guidance
  • Set up/attend H&S representative meetings. Each month you will report findings of internal audits and any significant H&S issues to the monthly senior management meeting
  • The SHEQ Manager may be required to deliver toolbox talks to the staff should we have a significant H&S incident

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994


This is an excellent opportunity, for an experienced Assistant Training Manager, to work with an established leader in their market, who are part of an international manufacturer, operating from a new, start of the art facility.

They have a great work environment and a real family feel on-site, which you would be welcomed into.

The businesses growth continues, with revenues doubling this past two years, with further revenue increase expected going forward, including a recent acquisition of another company, further extending its product offering and expanding the geographical sales of the business.

With UK based assembly, the operations focus is on providing high quality products, customised to each customers unique requirements in short lead times, whilst maintaining a cost base competitive with imported products.

Hours and Benefits

  • 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • 10 – 15% company performance bonus
  • A family feel working environment
  • New, state of the art facility
  • Huge company growth is continuing
  • 33 days holiday

Commutable From: Northampton, Wellingborough, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Milton Keynes

Role Function

Reporting to the Training Manager, the Assistant Training Manager will help manage a new training facility, taking day to day control of the design and delivery of theory and practical training packages for clients comprehensive product range and technology training modules.

Assistant Training Manager Candidate Specification

  • The Assistant Training Manager will have experience in delivering both theoretical and practical training
  • Qualified to City & Guilds 3667-2 or -3
  • BT Openreach approved trainer (preferable)
  • Minimum of five years’ experience installing outside plant fiber networks underground and over head
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fiber cable preparation, splicing, connectorisation, cleaning, inspection, use of optical test equipment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of underground and overhead deployment including cabinets, poles, closures, MDU’s and customer connections

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage Copper LAN, Fiber LAN, Fiber to multiple connections
  • Design and delivery of technology training modules
  • Develop and deliver customer tailored, nationally recognized training programs both theory and practical
  • Liaising with product Management and R&D teams to ensure comprehensive training packages are developed for the latest products in a timely fashion
  • Be able to work with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop training plans and programs for client’s product portfolio
  • Administer and manage student registration and certification 
  • Deliver and assess training programs
  • Cultivate a continuous professional development culture within the Fiber to the Home community

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994


We have received a Maintenance Engineer position within the Greater Manchester area with a leading manufacturing organisation. This is a great opportunity to join a organisation that continues to grow. 

The Maintenance Engineer position is commutable from the following locations: Bury / Oldham / Rochdale / Middleton / Ashton-Under-Lyne 

Maintenance Engineer: Mechanically Biased – holding roughly a 70/30 Split

Shift: Double Days 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm 


  • £33,000 / £35,000  
  • Pension, 30days holiday, Parking, Canteen, Overtime  
  • Location: Greater-Manchester 
  • Industry: Manufacturing organisation 

Experience the Maintenance Engineer will hold:

  • Previous experience within a mechanical biased role 
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / FMCG Environment 
  • Proven experience with the following kit: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Motors and Drives / Gear-boxes / Packaging and Labelling equipment  
  • To resolve mechanical breakdowns on all equipment within the production departments quickly and efficiently.
  • To 'fine-tune' equipment after a changeover to maximise performance efficiencies.
  • To be able to programme and understand all the functions of microprocessor-controlled equipment.
  • Carry out Preventative Maintenance activities as appropriate.
  • Ensure all Tools and Parts are stored correctly 
  • Suggest and implement improvements to plant and machinery to prevent wastage and improve productivity. 
  • Ability to work under pressures and prioritise work
  • Working well within a engineering team 
  • Excellent communicator at all levels – Written – verbally / IT Literate. 


  • Apprentice trained 
  • Formal qualification in mechanical engineering
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing organisation

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994


We are currently recruiting for an organisation based in the Greater Manchester location. Our client has a new opening for a maintenance electrician to join their already existing maintenance team. Our client is a leading Manufacturing organisation who are currently celebrating their 45th year in business. 

This maintenance electrician position is commutable from the following locations: Manchester / Oldham / Wigan / Bolton / Bury 

Benefits and Salary the maintenance electrician will receive:

  • Salary: £29,521 
  • Pension (Standard)
  • 25+8days Holiday 
  • Overtime available 
  • Shift in place: 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm – rotating weekly. 

Experience the maintenance electrician will have:

  • Must have experience within Blow moulding / Injection Moulding / Multi Axis blow moulding machinery. 
  • Previous experience within a Maintenance Electrician role / Multi-Skilled role 
  • To hold abilities with Siemens and Mitsubishi PLC’s  - Fault finding abilities 
  • To have worked with both Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Experience with: Special purpose finishing machines / Associated equipment. 
  • AC / DC Motors / Drives experience 
  • Deal with repairs and improve all aspects of electrical needs throughout the site
  • Planned maintenance to support TPM structures 
  • Reactive electrical and PLC Support. 


  • Apprentice trained 
  • Holding a NVQ / City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering 
  • Proven experience within Injection moulding / Plastics

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994


We have received not 1, not 2 but 4 opportunities from a Manufacturing organisation based in the greater Manchester area. We are looking to appoint X4 Maintenance Electricians & will look at electrical or mechanically biased maintenance engineers.

Ideally, we are looking for the multi-skilled engineers to hold a 60/40 split. 

This Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from the following locations: Rochdale / bury / Oldham and Bolton. 

The Maintenance Electricians will be working a brand-new shift: 12-hour shift 6am till 6pm and 6pm till 6am – working a 4on-3off-3on-1off-3on-3off-4on-7off system. 

Benefits the maintenance electrician will receive: 

  • Salary guideline: £38,000 
  • Pension 
  • Generous holiday 
  • Overtime 

Main duties and requirements:  

  • We are looking for Maintenance Electrician – preferably holding a 60/40 Split 
  • Previous and proven experience within a Similar position – maintenance electrician / multi-Skilled. 
  • Fault finding abilities with allen bradley & siemens plc’s – experience – inputs and outputs / modifications. 
  • Fault finding abilities on Hydraulics & Pneumatics. 
  • Additional: conveyor systems / ac & dc motors and drives / inverters / gearboxes. 
  • The diagnosis, location, and rectification of all mechanical and electrical faults on site, including, pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems.
  • Ensure all papermaking machinery and ancillary equipment is maintained in a satisfactory working order.
  • Reporting of work done 
  • Responding to emergency situations in a timely and effective manner.
  • To plan out work and display initiative and common sense.
  • Adhere to current Safe Systems of work, lock off and permit to work procedures.
  • Carry out all tasks in accordance with company Quality systems, hygiene standards and safe working practices.
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping in his or her working area and throughout the mill.


  • GCSE or equivalent
  • NVQ 3 in electrical engineering
  • NVQ in mechanical engineering#
  • HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994